03 February 2020
Four Jurisdictions Family Law Conference 2020
Members of the Law Society of Northern Ireland’s Presidential
team, Council members and staff officers attended the Four Jurisdictions Family Law Conference in Malaga from Friday
31st January 2020 – Sunday 2nd February 2020.
The overall theme of the conference was ‘25 years of Family
Law’ and those attending had an opportunity to come together from various
jurisdictions to consider:
· How far has the law travelled in each of our jurisdictions?
· Will the themes and ideas debated still be
relevant at the Golden Anniversary conference in 2045?
· Where does
the Four Jurisdictions Conference delegation see the development of family law looking to the future?
included sessions on the thorny issues facing practitioners involved in child
law and financial remedies, led by internationally renowned judges and practitioners from across the various
Nicola Burns, Brian Scullion, Eileen Ewing and Caroline Boston
Declan Green, Suzanne Rice, SVP, Sinead Polly
Lorraine Keown, District Judge Stephen Keown, Eileen Ewing and Fiona Oliver
Philip Gilliland, Roisin Kerr, Nicola Burns, Karen O'Leary, Deiddre Kennedy, Declan Burns